History Characters / TheOutsiders

19th Mar '17 3:14:46 PM missmoon
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* AloofBigBrother: His relationship with Ponyboy has some strain, mainly because of all the other responsibilities he's saddled with.



* PromotionToParent

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* PromotionToParentPromotionToParent: Their parents passed away in a car accident, leaving him to figure out how to keep themselves fed and a roof over their heads.
6th Mar '17 11:32:59 PM trixus
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* BewareTheNiceOnes / BewareTheQuietOnes

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* BewareTheNiceOnes / BewareTheQuietOnesBewareTheQuietOnes: He was always nice but after his jumping he became even quieter and started carrying a switchblade with the intent to kill whoever try to jump him like that again [[spoiler: which he does.]]



* PapaWolf: Not as much as Darry, but still has his moments.

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* PapaWolf: Not as much as Darry, but still has his moments. After the rumble Ponyboy sees him straddling an unconscious socs muttering to himself, later Darry explains that the Soc was the one who kicked Ponyboy in the head and Sodapop kept pounding him during the rest of the fight.



* TheLeader
* PapaWolf

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* TheLeader
TheLeader: Unofficial one, being the strongest and oldest.
* PapaWolfPapaWolf: He always look out for Ponyboy during a rumble (Soda can handle himself).
19th Nov '16 1:54:11 PM CumbersomeTercel
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The main protagonist of the book. His parents died when he was younger, so he lives with his two brothers, Sodapop and Darry. He's fourteen, and very intelligent; he even skipped a grade. Played by C. Thomas Howell in the film.

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The main protagonist of the book. His parents died when he was younger, so he lives with his two brothers, Sodapop and Darry. He's fourteen, and very intelligent; he even skipped a grade. Played by C. Thomas Howell Creator/CThomasHowell in the film.



Pony's older brother, the middle child. Though smart and handsome, he's a dropout who works at the same gas station as his older brother, Darry. Played by Rob Lowe in the film.

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Pony's older brother, the middle child. Though smart and handsome, he's a dropout who works at the same gas station as his older brother, Darry. Played by Rob Lowe Creator/RobLowe in the film.



Pony and Soda's oldest brother, who took over the family after the death of their parents. He's often a jerk to Ponyboy, but this is really just how he expresses his feelings. Played by Patrick Swayze in the film.

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Pony and Soda's oldest brother, who took over the family after the death of their parents. He's often a jerk to Ponyboy, but this is really just how he expresses his feelings. Played by Patrick Swayze Creator/PatrickSwayze in the film.



%%* AntiHero: Though less so in the film.

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%%* * AntiHero: Though less so in the film.



Another member of the gang, who has been Soda's best friend for as long as he can remember. He doesn't particularly like Ponyboy, but he's not a {{jerkass}}. Played by TomCruise in the movie.

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Another member of the gang, who has been Soda's best friend for as long as he can remember. He doesn't particularly like Ponyboy, but he's not a {{jerkass}}. Played by TomCruise Creator/TomCruise in the movie.
28th Apr '16 5:40:33 PM XingeseSoulReaper
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* HeroWorship: As stated by Ponyboy, Johnny completely idolizes Dally.
23rd Apr '16 11:43:00 PM XingeseSoulReaper
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* [[spoiler:TemptingFate: Not that Johnny himself ever did, but it is mentioned a few times throughout the novel that the gang couldn't get along without Johnny. Look at what happens after he dies.]]
23rd Apr '16 11:37:11 PM XingeseSoulReaper
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* AbusiveParents

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* AbusiveParentsAbusiveParents: His father beats him every time Johnny is home and his mother ignores him.



* BreakTheCutie

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* BreakTheCutieBreakTheCutie: Four months before the start of the story, Johnny got jumped by four Socs and got badly beaten, since then, Ponyboy describes him as being constantly jumpy and is very sensitive.



* TeamPet

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* TeamPetTeamPet: Described as being the gang's and, separately, Dally's pet.
** MoralityPet: Dally's.
12th Oct '15 8:32:10 AM ndboy
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* [[spoiler: DespairEventHorizon: He Loses It after Johnny's Death]]

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* [[spoiler: DespairEventHorizon: He Loses It loses it after Johnny's Death]]death]]
12th Oct '15 8:22:55 AM ndboy
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* [[spoiler: DespairEventHorizon: He Loses It after Johnny's Death]]


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* [[spoiler: SuicideByCop]]
11th Sep '15 8:29:04 AM A_Campy
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* DoesNotLikeShoes: Ponyboy states this about him in the books, saying he always runs around in socks.

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* DoesNotLikeShoes: Ponyboy states this about him in the books, book, saying he always runs around in socks.
11th Sep '15 12:30:35 AM A_Campy
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* DoesNotLikeShoes: Ponyboy states this about him in the books, saying he always runs around in socks.
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